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Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 01:27 AM PDT

California Lets Local Water Districts Set Saving

California Lets Local Water Districts Set Saving

California has decided to let hundreds of local water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 10:37 AM PDT

CalFire Battles 290 Fires in Week

CalFire Battles 290 Fires in Week

CalFire firefighters have battled 290 fires in one week, 2017 in six months.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 12:27 AM PDT

Governor Orders Permanent Drought Measures

Governor Orders Permanent Drought Measures

Gov. Jerry Brown ordered California to permanently follow some conservation measures taken during the state's drought.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 07:15 PM PDT

EBMUD Suspends Excess Water Fines

EBMUD Suspends Excess Water Fines

Nearly a year after the East Bay Municipal Utility District was the first supplier in California to limit household use and publicly list violates, its board unanimously voted Tuesday to suspend excess-use...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 04:23 PM PDT

Water Providers Rethink Drought Conservation Plan

Water Providers Rethink Drought Conservation Plan

Water providers throughout California said Wednesday they want to decide how much water their customers need to conserve during the ongoing drought rather than take orders from the state.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 10:29 AM PDT

Snowpack Brings Gushing Waterfalls at Yosemite

Snowpack Brings Gushing Waterfalls at Yosemite

Waterfalls in Yosemite National Park will likely reach peak flows between now and May.

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.

 

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